How To Jazz Up Your Indie Game: Even More Choices

How To Jazz Up Your Indie Game: Even More Choices

Choices are common in life, as in video games. The power of choice in life is what truly defines each of us as individuals, with the choices that we make reflecting our own selves. Then why is it that games often neglect this facet of choice? Choice in video games is...
How To Supercharge Your Indie Game: Exploration

How To Supercharge Your Indie Game: Exploration

Creating new and fantastic locations to map out and traverse is what drives me to push past the annoyance of missing parentheses and stresses of coding crunch time. For this reason, it’s only natural that I’d take a look at the subject. But I’ve always struggled with...
How To Use Psychology To Design The Perfect Game

How To Use Psychology To Design The Perfect Game

Have you ever sat down to casually get a few minutes of gaming in only to find yourself a couple of hours later realizing you are standing up, sweating and intensely staring at the screen in front of you asking yourself “Wait a minute, what time is it? Why do I...
How Not To Be A Completely Evil Game Designer

How Not To Be A Completely Evil Game Designer

About ten hours into any MMO, after much optimism that the game will somehow be different from others on the market, I find myself  turning in a pile of items for another thousand experience points, and a sword that gives me +2 more agility than I already have. And...
How To Jazz Up Your Indie Game: The Power Of Choice

How To Jazz Up Your Indie Game: The Power Of Choice

Designing choice in games is a challenging task. It’s a topic that’s been thoroughly discussed by practically every industry pundit and enthusiast, yet I feel that there’s still plenty of room for discussion; mainly because it’s a core part of our medium. I’m sure we...